Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Costco Travel Rating

4.5 of 5 stars

Constitution Sq., Athens, 10564, Greece

Located in central Athens, the Hotel Grande Bretagne is within walking distance of the Acropolis, the Agora, Lycabettus Hill and the Original Olympic Stadium. With breathtaking views of the famed Acropolis and Parthenon, this hotel offers an unrivaled perspective of Athens' mythical history.

 
 
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  • Afternoon High Tea for two in the Winter Garden City Lounge (per room, per stay, 3 nights or more)

Hotel Details

Overview

Hotel Description

Located right in the heart of Athens, the hotel is located within walking distance of exclusive shopping areas and museums. The eight story 19th-century building exudes charming old world elegance with state of the art facilities, including the award winning GB Spa. This historic landmark has been repeatedly awarded by significant international communities.

Key Features

  • Distance from Airport: 16 Miles
  • Area: Syntagma Square
  • Number of Rooms: 320
  • Number of Floors: 8
  • Elevator(s)
  • Last Renovation: 2003
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Room(s) Available
  • Nonsmoking Property
  • Resort Fees Included

Property

Features
  • Air-Conditioning in Public Areas
  • Activities/Tour Desk
  • ATM
  • Bar(s)
  • Business Center
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Health/Fitness Facility
  • Internet Center
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Indoor
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor
Features for a Fee
  • Babysitting
  • Beauty Salon
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Gift Shop/Boutique
  • Hospitality Room(s)
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Massage
  • Parking (valet)
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Spa
  • Wedding Services
Activities
  • Restaurants (nearby)
  • Shopping (nearby)

Dining

GB Roof Garden Restaurant:  In the most ideal location, the uninterrupted views of the Acropolis, Lycabettus hill and the Parliament are truly magnificent. For breakfast or lunch, the elegant and warm environment of the GB Roof Garden restaurant creates a tranquil atmosphere, while dinner is perfect for a romantic rooftop meal.

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: Buffet | A la carte
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Reservations: Required
  • Cuisine Type: Mediterranean
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire | Footwear Required | Long Pants Required | No Swimsuits | No Beachwear | Shirt Required

Winter Garden:  A tranquil oasis in the heart of the Hotel Grande Bretagne, the Winter Garden offers the city's most elegant and enchanting refuge for European breakfast, light lunch, dinner or its renowned afternoon high tea accompanied by live entertainment.

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Snacks
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Cuisine Type: International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

GB Pool Bar & Grill:  Located on the 7th floor, the tranquil GB Pool Bar & Grill offers magnificent views of Lycabettus Hill and the illuminated Athens. Indulge under the Athenian sun while enjoying a refreshment, signature dish or cocktail. The GB Pool Bar is open between April and October.

  • Meals Served: Snacks
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Cuisine Type: International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Alexander's Bar + Cigar Lounge:  The authentic 18th century tapestry, featuring Alexander the Great entering into Gaugamela, is a trademark fixture of the hotel, proudly hanged by the radiant wooden bar. Linger over a classic cocktail, a refined brandy, or an exquisite cognac at the bar or enjoy fine wines, premium cigars, cognacs and liquors with friendly and discreet service at the Cigar Lounge.

  • Meals Served: Snacks
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations:
  • Cuisine Type: International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

The Guest Rooms feature meticulous attention to detail marrying charming old-world elegance with state-of-the-art facilities. Warm color themes of soft creams and taupes make their way into the window treatments and plush carpeting. The indulgent wall-to-wall marble bathroom features a vanity counter, separate bathtub, and shower. Thoughtfully designed with fog-resistant and lighted magnifying mirrors, every bathroom offers pure cotton bathrobes and slippers, salon style hairdryers, weight scales, and pampering Gilchrist & Soames bathroom amenities. An ingenious telephone with two IDD lines offers high-speed internet access. Individual bedside reading lights, flat screen plasma television with cable, and a fully stocked refreshment center.

Available in All Rooms:
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access (high-speed)
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Mini-Bar
  • Nonsmoking Rooms Available
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Housekeeping - Daily

Classic Room

Rooms offer standard features and amenities. A rollaway bed is included for the third guest.

  • Bedding: King, Queen or Two Twins

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms are larger than the Classic Rooms. Rooms offer standard features and amenities. A rollaway bed is included for the third guest.

  • Bedding: King, Queen or Two Twins

Deluxe Suite

Most suites feature a view of the hotel’s courtyard. Suites on floor 6 feature a view of Lycabettus Hill. Additional amenities include elegant chandeliers, original artwork, antique furnishings provided by Christie's and Sotheby's and personalized butler service. A rollaway bed is included for the third guest. This room category is only available during select months of the year.

  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Grand Suite

Suites feature a view of the Acropolis, Syntagma Square or Lycabettus Hill. Additional amenities include spacious sleeping quarters that are secluded from the living and working area, custom upholstered sofas, shimmering draperies, rare antiquities, soft lighting, thick carpets and personalized butler service. A rollaway bed is included for the third guest. This room category is only available during select months of the year.

  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

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